wastewater technician in ipswich

07 August 2017
ruby willard, randstad cpe
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ipswich, east of england
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Environmental & Geotechnical
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ruby willard, randstad cpe
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Are you looking for a new role as a Leachate/Wastewater Technician? Do you have an understanding of biological and chemical waste treatment? Are you looking to take on a new challenge? If so, we are now recruiting for a Leachate/ Wastewater Technician and are looking for individuals just like you!

The Leachate/ WaterwaterTechnician will be carrying out monitoring, analysis, record keeping and reporting on the status of leachate management assets and associated equipment.

This is a permanent opportunity working for one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. This role will be working 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday with an occasional weekend. In return for your hard work, you can expect to receive a very competitive salary with a range of benefits.


* Monitoring, operating and maintaining leachate management assets across the region such that regulatory compliance requirements are fulfilled and the financial burden minimised
* Carrying out monitoring, analysis, record keeping and reporting on the status of leachate management assets and associated equipment
* Responsibility for the upkeep and calibration of all plant, equipment and tools used in monitoring, operation and maintenance of leachate management assets in line with routine and planned preventative maintenance schedules
* Inspection of leachate management assets and raising work orders for maintenance and repairs when required
* Ensuring that all reporting within the Computerised Maintenance Management Systems is effective and accurately completed after each task
* Adhering to operational standards, processes and procedures for the management of leachate at the Company's operational and closed landfill sites in the region
* Supervising and controlling internal and external personnel
* Participating in a call out rota to provide cover for work that is required at the weekends, and outside of normal working hours
* Collaborating with colleagues in the Landfill Energy business to optimise the management of leachate from landfill sites to minimise costs and enhance LFG production and site sustainability

Qualifications and experience:

* Full UK driving licence
* A good general level of education, with relevant practical experience in a similar role
* Understanding of the operation of leachate management systems and process control
* Self-motivated with the ability to work to deadlines and constantly juggle priorities
* Well organised and logical thinker, with high attention to detail and quality
* Ability to problem solve, using initiative - sometimes with no direct supervision
* Basic ICT literacy including Office
* Good written and oral skills
* Experience of working in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our clients needs.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.